MEET JEREMY ABBOTT, FIGURE SKATING!
- AGE 28 (JUNE 5, 1985)
- HEIGHT 5' 10"
- BIRTHPLACE ASPEN, CO
- RESIDENCE ROYAL OAK, MI
- FIRST OLYMPICS 2010
Abbott has been the most consistent American skater over the past five years on the national stage, winning the U.S. Championships in 2009, 2010, 2012 and again in 2014 after being third a year ago. The Colorado native - now a veteran at 28 years old - placed ninth at the Vancouver Games before moving up to fifth at the World Championships later that year.
- 2014 U.S. Championships - Gold
- 2013 U.S. Championships - Bronze
- 2012 World Championships - Eighth
- 2012 U.S. Championships - Gold
- 2010 World Championships - Fifth
- 2010 Olympic Games - Ninth
- 2009 and 2010 U.S. Championships - Gold
Things to know:
1. Abbott says if he was forced to eat one food for the rest of his life it would be sushi.
2. Has suffered from insomnia in the past, stemming from constant travel and jet lag. Says now it's less of an issue.
3. Started off as a competitive ski racer as a kid before switching to figure skating at age 10.
1. See behind-the-scenes photos of Jeremy in the studio
2. A self-described "goofball," Jeremy plays the part in his Team USA Yearbook photos